Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A human being is a deciding being.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.